Judges

Meet the judges helping us find the world’s best stories!

2016-2017 Contest Judges

Italia Gandolfo

Italia Gandolfo

CEO/Founder of GH Literary Management

Anabelle Bryant

Anabelle Bryant

Bestselling Author (Harlequin/HarperCollins)

KJ Howe

KJ Howe

International Thriller Author

Joe Sisto

Joe Sisto

Entertainment Lawyer

Alistair Cross

Alistair Cross

Amazon best- selling author

Samreen Ahsan

Samreen Ahsan

Multiple award winning author

2015 Contest Judges

Warren Adler

Warren Adler

Blockbuster author of The War of the Roses

Alistair Cross

Alistair Cross

Amazon best- selling author

Tammara Kennelly

Tammara Kennelly

Award winning President of FriesenPress

Samreen Ahsan

Samreen Ahsan

Multiple award winning author

Rhonda Hayter

Rhonda Hayter

Author/editor at FriesenPress

Victor Malarek

Victor Malarek

Award winning author/reporter represented by FriesenPress

Brooke Burgess

Brooke Burgess

Critically acclaimed award winning author/producer.

2014 Contest Judges

James Kahn

James Kahn

Bestselling author

Carl S. Plumer

Carl S. Plumer

Bestselling author

Tonya Kappes

Tonya Kappes

Award winning President of FriesenPress.

Cheryl Kaye Tardif

Cheryl Kaye Tardif

Bestselling author

Carolyn Arnold

Carolyn Arnold

Kindle Bestseller

Benjamin Kane Ethridge

Benjamin Kane Ethridge

Award winning author

Kate Collins

Kate Collins

Bestselling author